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FAA Sued Over Air Traffic Directions

Law360 (December 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A woman has sued the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration after three of her family members were killed in a Piper Seneca plane crash allegedly caused by air traffic controllers' directions to fly through a severe thunderstorm.

Barbara Daggett filed the lawsuit on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against the FAA, the government agency responsible for weather briefing and air traffic control.

Daggett’s son, Walter, piloted a Piper PA-43-220T personal aircraft, which was supposed to travel from Greensboro, N.C., to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Daggett v. The United States of America

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit



Adalberto Jordan

Date Filed

December 1, 2008

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